HP Compact Photo Printer Voted Best in Europe -
Innovative design and touch screen wins printer coveted TIPA Award
HP Middle East today announced that the HP Photosmart A826 Home Photo Centre has been awarded the prestigious Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Award for Best Small Format Photo Printer.
The jury for the TIPA Awards – known as the Oscars of the photographic industry – praised the HP Photosmart A826’s large 17.7cm touch screen and distinctive design.
The innovative device gives customers numerous ways to edit and print photos. It allows users to edit, design and personalise images using a stylus and on-screen keyboard and includes 200 borders and graphics so users can create original photo projects such as greetings cards, postcards and calendars.
The printer is built for quality family printing, with a 100-sheet paper tray, sizes up to 13 x 18 cm and HP’s vivid, long-lasting Vivera inks.(1)
“The HP Photosmart A826 Home Photo Centre is a step forward for photo printing design and user friendliness,” said Sherifa Hady, Consumer Business Manager, Imaging & Printing Group, HP Middle East. “The huge touch screen allows users the option of printing without the PC if they want to by inserting memory cards immediately into the printer and editing onscreen with a stylus pen. It’s a printer that’s fun and easy to use for the entire family and gives customers numerous photo printing choices in the home.”
About the TIPA Awards
Formed in 1991, the Technical Image Press Association comprises 30 photo and imaging publications from 13 European countries, including Which Digital Camera?, Responses Foto and Photographie. The awards recognise products from across the digital photography spectrum, from digital cameras to photo paper.